Can Chemicals Cause Autism?

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The recent studies show that several certain chemicals can increase the risk on autism. The researchers from the Drexel University have published evidence that some pesticides, banned in the 1970, may still cause a significant risk of autism during the pregnancy. … Continue reading

First-Then Boards Helped Johnny!

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After we gave him a fun activity to look forward to, he knew he had to finish his first task in order to get to the second and this helped him tremendously. Continue reading

Dogs CAN help children with autism spectrum disorder

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British researchers have been following families with autistic children who have a dog and have noticed a positive effect. Continue reading

A-Z – a Year of Routine 

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“The whole concept is using reinforcement to encourage children to not only do what they need to do, but to turn an undesirable task into an intrinsically motivating experience that the students want to do”. – Rivky Ismach Continue reading

Shema Kolainu’s Small Miracles: Meet Yaakov

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With Yaakov (age 6), our activity schedule strengthened his independent play skills. Continue reading

Film Raises Questions on Autism in Adulthood

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To this day, many still do not understand the nature of autism and our culture still does not have a solid solution for autistic children after their parents die. Continue reading

With Autism, the More Languages the Better

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While there is no data to support that learning more than one language is harmful to an autistic child’s development, a handful of studies show that children with autism can learn two languages just as well as one language and may even thrive in multilingual environments. Continue reading

Could use of Tylenol during Pregnancy cause Autism?

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It may be best to switch out that tylenol with a good massage during pregnancy. Continue reading